U.S. Army Dental Activity – Fort Bragg

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Address:D-3836 Ardenees RoadFort Bragg NC 28310
Program director:Daniel D. Kersten, D.D.S. L.T.C, D.C.
Department/section chair:Daniel D. Kersten, D.D.S. L.T.C, D.C.
Predoctoral director:N/A
Contact person:Pete Mines, D.D.S.
Phone:910-432-2526
Fax:614-432-1101
Email:pete.mines@us.army.mil
Application method:

Active duty U.S. Army dentist only

Application submission:Board selection process
Application deadline:November 1
Annual start date:July 1
Accreditation status:A1 (Approval without reporting requirements)
Full-time faculty members:2
Part-time faculty members:0
Full-time Board certified:2
Part-time Board certified:0
Volunteer:0
Volunteer Board certified:0
Accept internationally trained dentists?No
Degrees/certificates offered:
  • Certificate
Length of program in months:
  • Certificate: 24
State license required?Yes
Must the license be from the state where the sponsoring institution is located?No
Prerequisites:
  • Number of required letters of recommendation
  • Class rank
  • National Board scores along with minimum score, if required
  • Photo
  • Officer evaluation reports
Number of endodontic resident slots:4 per year
Ratio of acceptance to applicants:1-to-5
Tuition per year:$0
Fees per year (if not included in tuition above):$0
Microscope:Provided
Salary amount:Active duty salary
Stipend amount:$0
Required graduate preclinical technique course:No
First-year enrollment:Certificate
Percent of time spent in courses/lectures/seminars:30%
Percent of time spent in research:10%
Percent of time spent in clinical care:55%
Percent of time spent in teaching:Less than 5%
Percent of time spent on-call and/or in emergency clinic:Less than 5%
Clinical setting:Endodontic clinic
Average number of nonsurgical procedures completed per resident:More than 250
Research requirements:Manuscript suitable for publication
Residency programs available in other dental specialties at sponsoring institution:
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Program
  • AEGD Comprehensive Dentistry Program (2 yr)
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